Fantasy & Sci-Fi

Look! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…dragon? At IMPACT Books, we have plenty of those, along with elves, fairies, robots, aliens, unicorns and just about every other kind of fantastic creature you can dream of! We are THE source for learning how to draw fantasy and sci-fi art. And with 2012 being the Year of the Dragon, you can bet you’ll find plenty of dragon art, learn about our authors’ favorite fantasy artists and create amazing sci-fi and fantasy art landscapes to match your creature’s natural habitat.

Release Date for Destiny 2 Confirmed

Coming this fall, Destiny 2 finally has an official release date! The sequel to the popular first person shooter will have an improved storyline.

Learn How to Draw a Mermaid

Learn how to draw a mermaid with a free step-by-step tutorial by J "NeonDragon" Peffer from DragonArt: Fantasy Characters.

How to Draw a Dragon | Discovering Epic Fantasy Creatures

Sometimes in order to learn how to draw a dragon or other fantasy creature, you have to get in the right mindset. Dive in to the history and the lore. William O’Connor takes you on a great journey to discover the dragons of the world in Dracopedia: The Great Dragons. This...

Art Inspiration: Valerian Color Palettes

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is coming out soon and I can’t wait. The movie looks gorgeous and I am all in for a giant crazy space opera. Check out our blog post with the trailers and behind the scenes video about the costumes and makeup for the...

How to Draw Medieval Clothing

I’ve long loved costume design and seeing the gorgeous historical costumes from the many different fashion eras. Each era has a signature style. Medieval clothing definitely had a look of its own. With today’s post you’ll learn some of the history of medieval clothing so that you can draw it for...

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, a New Space Opera

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets started out as a sci-fi comic series called Valerian and Laureline by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières. Now it’s been adapted for the big screen, giving us a film that appears to be a stunningly beautiful space opera. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets...

Learn How to Design an Exosuit

Exosuits are robot suits worn directly over the human form. They do anything people can do—but better. In addition to being an effective defensive shell, they enhance the wearer’s strength, increase endurance and house high-tech weapons. When your characters are ready to suit up and save the world, make sure they’re...

Vanity Fair Celebrates Stars Wars 40th with Last Jedi Covers

It’s the 40th anniversary of Star Wars! This December The Last Jedi comes out. I’ve already been geeking out pretty hard about this film. Vanity Fair has printed special Last Jedi covers featuring the main characters of the film. The Last Jedi covers were shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. She...